The competition, in which the first prize is a luxury cruise to the Mediterranean worth S$30,000 (about US$17,600) and S$20,000 cash, was only opened to contestants from the five countries besides Singapore because the cable-car
trips are most popular with tourists from these countries.
Not everyone's happy about the cable-car
idea, of course, least of all the bus drivers, who stand to lose business.
passengers are ferried to safety AP PHOTO/DANIEL P.
Cable way attract at least 300 000 cable-car
visitors a year (820 a day).